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The Grain Barge

Embankment road, Peterborough PE1 1ED, England
+44 1733 311967
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“crispy duck” (16 reviews)
“won ton” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Embankment road, Peterborough PE1 1ED, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a memorable evening. The food was excellent. The staff were so friendly and the decor was amazing. This is a restaurant in an old boat which was quirky.

Thank paynemichael27
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went for an evening meal to celebrate my 70th birthday with friends. The food in this restaurant is excellant we had a mixed selection which was all excellant . The service is also excellant, the staff very friendly too, i would have given it 5...More

Thank paulineladd
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed with the food. The food was poor, not cooked fresh and clearly takeaway standard simply served on a boat. The hospitality was good and to be fair priced to reflect the takeaway nature. I expected more given the setting.

Thank ramnilo
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Returning to the grain barge after 20 plus years and eating chinese around the world, this is still the best. The Seafood banquet well worth the price

Thank Tony B
Reviewed May 9, 2018

I've reviewed the Grain Barge once before when I mentioned a 'hiccup'. I'm happy to say that there were no 'hiccups' last night! My friend, Sam, and I weren't even planning on going to the Grain Barge, it was a spontaneous decision after being unimpressed...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed May 6, 2018

We have visited this restaurant many times and the food is always very good. However on our visit last night they did not provide and food warmers which normally always come, when we asked for them the waitress said no warmers until we insisted and...More

Thank chrissymoody
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

The first time I have ever been to The Grain Barge even though I have passed it many times over the years. There were four of us that chose the Set Menu and it was delicious. The starter arrived - prawn toasts, spare ribs, satay...More

1  Thank Mike N
Reviewed March 29, 2018

As always the service and food was fantastic,the starters and duck was excellent Cant wait to return.

Thank 276mark
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Really shabby interior. Sad really because the food was quite good. The customer service was variable - the waiters/waitresses very nice and helpful - the floor manager(ess) definitely needs a talking to -really brusque, verging on rudeness!! But entertaining too - but I suspect only...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed March 4, 2018

A unique experience for an excellent meal. Set on the river, the restaurant offers a variety of menu's in a friendly surrounding. The food is plentiful and develiceredbyfiendly staff. Reasonably priced and highly recommended.

Thank Richard S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Embankment road, Peterborough PE1 1ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1733 311967
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